Problem with rules is that you have to reinforce them. Discipline is a pain. Who has the time or energy for the tantrums that erupt when you put your foot down? The only reason I ever follow through with my parental
Our most recent argument is about putting gel in Max’s hair to keep it out of his eyes. Max is growing his hair out again, which means the hair in front hangs like a curtain, too short to tie back just yet.
My fourth grader came home from school and said his lunch pack smells funny. It’s one of those soft cooler pack designs: fabric on the outside, water-resistant inside, sides are puffy with insulation. I wiped down the inside with detergent
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